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COMMERCIAL. MELBOURNE PRODUCE MARKET. Saturday Evening. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 4 April 1876
COMMERCIAL. MELBOURNE PRODUCE MARKET. Saturday Evening. The Age reports :-The markets were not largely deast in to-day, the week's trade closing as quietly as it has continued all through- Breadstuffs are stilily held, the mnrkets having all the appearance of moving upwards to a slight extent. Any advance, anticipated, however, is so small that the trade ?how rno desire to speculate on the - strength of such an expectation, preferring to olperate for current requirements only. Deliveries of wheat are slackening emate rially, blt the stock already on hand in the city is large, thoughr nlch of it is held on farniers' accout, supplies witlhin tie control of traders beinig within a- rod-rate compalss. Best Northern wheat was in request to-day at fls Gd, bags included, with little or none obtainable, tnder 5s 7d. Country flour is nuoted at £11 15s to £ 12, according to brand. 'TIe c'ty millers not finding a lively demand for flour have not hitherto made a decided attempt to advancee thei...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 4 April 1876
COBB AND CO'S ROYAL MAIL TELEGRAPH LINE OF COACHES. DAY COACH CAMPERDOWN AND :COLAC TO GEELONG. Day Coach leaves Camperdown every Tuesday. Thursday, and Saturday at 9 a.m. passing through Colac at noon, and reaching Geelong at 6 p.m. Return day coach leaves Cobb and Co.'s Booking Office, Geelong every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, at 9 a.m. NIGHT MAIL. O EELONG TO WARRNAMBOOL AND BELFAST. Daily, at 9.50 p.m., Saturdays excepted. With Branch Line to NIORTLAKE, CAP.iAMUT, PENS HURST, AND HAMILTON, T1IENCE TO MOUNT GA MBIER AND ADELAIDE, VIA PENOLA, and all intermediate post towns, leaving Geelong every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. at 9.50 p.m. Coaches leave Cobb and Co's Booking Office, Geelong, daily (Saturday excepted), at 9.50 p.m. for Warrnambool and Belfast, returning from Belfast daily (Saturdays ex ceplted) at 10.30 a.m., on Sundays at 4 a.m. and from Warrnambool daily (Saturdays ex cepted) at 1 p.m., on Sundays at 6 a.m., from Hamilton every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, at...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 4 April 1876
BIItREGUIRA RACES. The following weights have been declared for the Birregurra Handicap and Hurdle Race, to be run on Tuesday, 11th April : BIRREGURRA HANDICAP. st. 1b. Mr. J. Tilley's Jack Sprat ... ... 8 0 Mr. J. Stewart's Gamecock ... ... 6 12 MIr. J. Kemp's Brownlock ... ... 6 10 MIr. J. J. Herrick's Vanish ... ... 6 8 HunDLE RACE. st. lb. Mr. H. M. Hlearn's :Eneas .. ... 11 0 Mir. F. Archer's Mistake ... ... 10 0 Mr. Dayv's Erin ... ... ... ... 9 7 Mfr. J. Gleeson's Mignonette.. ... 9 7 Mr. W. Turner's Cobden ... ... 9 0 Entries for Maiden Plate, Selling Race, and Selling Hack Race will be received by the Secretary up to 6 p.m. Saturday, Sth April. J. TOWNSEND, Secretary. BIRREGURRA RACES THE ANNUAL MEETING WILL BE IELD ON TUESDAY, Ilnr APRIL, 1876, STEWARDS Mr. M'Grath Mr. M1. Shanahan Mr. Peacock Mr" P. E. Cahill MIr. Pengilly Mr. Lambell Mr. Turner. .JnDc.-Mr. MI. Shanahan. STARTER-Mr. P. E. Cahill. CLERK OF COURSE-MR. M. M'Orath. HANDICArrPPzIs-Stewards. MAIDEN PLATE, 10 so...
PARLIAMENT. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. THURSDAY, MARCH 30. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 4 April 1876
PARLIAMENT. ---"- LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. TirunsiA\y, )l.?inicn 30. The Legislative Councilprotracted their sit ting to the late hour of ten o'clock at night. Nearly the whole time was taken up with debating the merits of the bill to legalise mining oil private prioperty. There was nothing of a novel character advanced in op position to the mceasure, and the opponents generally pleaded the late period of the ses sion at which it had been placed before the Council as evidence that the Government did not expect thatit would he passed this session. The second reading was carried, but on the proposal to go into committee on the mea surc a division was taken, and it was carried by twelve votes to nine. Whenii the Chair man halnd takcn his seat, however, Dr. Dobson at once moved that progress should be reported, and as there was no cvident de termination to have another prolonged debate on that motion, MIr. Anderson gave way, and the further consideration on the bill was postponed till Tuesd...
NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, April 3. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 4 April 1876
NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, April 3. Mr. Dally has intimated his inten tion of retiring from the Government. Rumors about the appointment of a new judge has been contrrdicted, as the Government has not yet considered the matter. Private advices state that the ship Sophia Joachim, London to Sydney, which stranded at Dungeness, got off uninjured. March 31. A. heavy snow storm took place at Kiandra to-day. A strong south-westerly gale is blow ing at Gabo Island, with thick rain and a heavy sea. A deputation waited on the Colonial Secretary to-day to ask his aid in pass ing a bill through the Legislature to ? repunlichouses on Sundays. Mr. SRobertson deeiiied to support the bill as it stood, but promised to aid in pass ing an alteration to enable publicans who wished to close all day on Sunday. The Colonial Secretary stated that the Government intended to consider the question of wharfage rates during the recess. Leave has been given to introduce a bill to amend the law of evidence. The As...
(AUSTRALIAN ASSOCIATED PRESS TELEGRAMS.) VICTORIA. MELBOURNE, April 3. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 4 April 1876
(A.UST?T'1LI.N ASSOCIATED PRESS TELEGRAMS.) VICTORIA. sIELBOURNE, April 3. Parliament will, if possible, be pro rogued on Friday next. In the case of Learmonth v. Bailey a juryman stated in Court this imorn ing that hI had been offered £250 on the part of the defencdants not to agree to a verdict. No notice was taken by the Court of the statement. Walter Sherwin has sent in a petition to the Executive for a remission of the fine imposed upon him. The Rev. T. T. Bird is in a very precarious condition. The vessel recently anchored off Sandy Point was the Castlehome, laden with railway iron. The German corvette, Louise, which arrive.l yesterday, will remain here about ten days. Wheat is quoted at 5s 7d, and £12 is asked for flour.
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, March 30. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 4 April 1876
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, March 30. The body of one of the men lost from the (Enone's boat was washed ashore. Six inches of rain has fallen at Colorni station, Lower Darling. The revenue for the quarter amounts to £342,974, which is the largest ever raised here. Land, Customs, Rail ways, Telegraphs, and Postage show an increase. Wheat, 4s lid to 5s. March 31. News just received from the Far North states that 5iu. of rain has fallea at Kanvaka, and nearly double that quantity at Roonoka, where six waggons were swept away and £1,000 worth of stores destroyed. The Golden Sea has arrived with 415 immigrants, also the Tantallon Castle and .the Dilbhur, with sixty assisted immigrants. The craft Galatea stranded at Port MacDonnell, but the crew were saved. A telegram states that Mr. Daven port, our commissioner, reached San Francisco on the 13th February. A London private telegram of 29th March reports that the present wool sales opened for greasy sorts a shade lower in price than that ob...
QUEENSLAND. BRISBANE, March 31. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 4 April 1876
QUEENSL4AND. BRISBANE, IMarch 31. Cobb's stables, at Oakey Creek, on the Stanthorpe road were burned to the ground at daylight yesterday, supposed by an incendiary. Five horses perished in the flames. Advices by the Brisbane state that six steamers were on the berth at Hong Kong for Cooktown, loading passengers, opium, and tea. Consequent on the heavy parcels from Saigon, the rice market is weaker. Pepper is in demand, and there is a fair demand for tonnage.
M'CULLOCH'S CONSISTENCY. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 4 April 1876
PUUTLLOCII'' C'ONSSTENCY. We clip from the Melbourne A&lt;,e tihe following scathing article, which thoroughly expose.L the Treasurer's inconsistencyv:--That the retention of office by thel Ministry, after abandoning their taxation scheme, is against Parlia ,mentainy ethics, we have very high authority, that of Sir James Mt'Culloch. In his speech criticising Mr. Service's budget, while condemning everything all round, the land tax camo in for special execration, thus--the quotation being from lanusard :- I think it is enough in itself to sink the whole budgect. Thcro is so much want of judgment displayed in putting such a scheme lefore the country that it is enough to sink the whole budget, and the Governmcnt with 'Mr. M'Kean: They have power to with draw it. Sir James M'Culloch : I do not believe in a Government withdrawieig their bldget pro posals. TiHE SHOULD STAND OR FALL BY THEIR FIHANCIAL P'OLICY A AA WHOLE. This is what Sir James M'Culloch said in the Assembly on the ...
THE COLAC GARDENS. (TO THE EDITOR OF THE HERALD.) [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 4 April 1876
THE COLAC GARDENS. (TO TIlE EDITOR OF TilE HERALD.) SIe,-As usual your hireling contemporary is to the fore with a scurrilous and uncalled for attack on a private individual; on the present occasion taking for the object of its spite and spleen the Curator of the Botanical Gardens. Thinking that it would be unjust to allow the false statements of the above mentioned journal and its darling correspon dent, "lRusticus," to go unchallenged, I will with your permission refute the accusa tions made against the Curator of the Gar dens (which are well known to have been the inspirations of the redoubtable Fussy) and place the true state of the case before the public. The Curator has lecce accused of ruthlessly cutting down treer and shrubs, thereby: destroying surrounding beauty and doing away with desirable shelter. Now, in all honesty I would ask the :althor of these statements what has bseesn cut down ? A patch of native scrub which was lower than the general level of the Gardens and th...
SCANDAL IN HIGH LIFE. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 4 April 1876
SCANDAL IN -I-IOG LIFE. Superintcndoet Walling, of New York, on 18th January, received a despatch from the Chief of Police inl Mosntreal, stating that the, wife of Sir Hugh Mackenzie had eloped with an English office, and it was supposed they had come to New York city. Then followed a description of the man and woman. Super intendent Walling detailed Detectives Reilly and \Villiamson, of the Central Office, to look for the parties named, and they succeeded oun the night of the 21st January in arresting Mrs. Ilacklenie and her paramouir, John H.) Bridges, at thd Fifth Arvenue Hotel; New York. Mrs.. Mackenzie had with her four] children, all 'of whom were taken with her to the Central Office: WhaVt is known of the aloair is that the lady was the rwife of Sirt Hughs Mackenzie, residing at present in5 Montreal, Canada, and that her companion was a dashing young Englishman nnamed Mr. d'ohn 1. LBriducs. It appe;ars that Mrn, Mackenzie, with her four children and Mr. Bridges, left Montreal...
LATEST AUSTRALIAN TELEGRAMS. MELBOURNE, Monday, 8 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 4 April 1876
LAT EST AUSTRALIAN TELEGRA±MS. (re.31 OUR t \OWN COIRES?PONDEr.) MrELBOURNEt?, Ionday, 8 pan. An inquest was held to-day on the body of David Nesbitt, known as " Scotch Jock," a horsedealer in Col lingwood, who died very suddenly on Saturday last in his stable. A verdict of death from heart disease was re turned. Charles Williams, a very old man, formerly clerk in the Registrar-Gene ral's office, left his house, at Hawthorn, for a walk on Thursday afternoon, and has not since beoen heard of. Mr. Ellery, Government astromer, retturned from England to-day by the ship Ilightlyer. The Cabinet and Executive Council met this afternoon, but the business transacted ia not yet known.
A HORRIBLE SCENE. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 4 April 1876
S A HORRIBLE SCENE. A gentleman who arrived in New York from Havana gives an account of the execu tion of seven persons, which took place on tie 261th January on a plantation in .Cuba called "El Santo Cristo." This plantation is owned by Francisco Gonzales Arago, and is situated in Vuelto de Abajo, near Qui bicon, Jurisdiction of Bejucal. It seems a female slave resisted the advances of the overscer of the plantation, who then told such stories about the woman that her owner ordered her to be severely whipped. When the punishment was about to be in flicted it was found that the woman would soon become a mother. Her fellow slaves thought that on this account she might escape, but she was whipped in a terrj ble masnner. During the whipping her child was born, and her husband ad six othei slaves then plotted to kill their master ine revenge for the brutality practised upon the woman~ ; but failing to find him at the appointed time, they killed the oversecr. Arago, theowner, reported th...
AGRICULTURAL NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 4 April 1876
AGRICULTURAL NOTE2S. It is a matter for congratulation that the pioneer farmers of the large tracts of newly selected countzy have been favored with good years to give them a start. The past season has been one of the best, and will, it is anticipated, show a good general average yield. Among our harvest reports, our \immera correspondent gives the greatest yield of wheat for the Horsham district at forty, the smallest at seven, and the average at eighteen bushels per acre ; area 100 per cent. greater than last year. English bar-. Icy, greatest yield forty, smallest twenty, average twenty-five bushels per acre; area fifty per cent. inerease. Oats, greatest yield thirty-five, smallest ten, average twenty-five bushels per acre; area, fifty per cent. in crease. The grain in each case is stated to be above the average in quality. The lead. -lg ;aant of this large newly-settled district is r: ilwayextension from Stawellto Horsham. Ouar correspondent writes, "large quantities ,a? 7ain are...
THE NATIONAL REFORM LEAGUE OF VICTORIA. MANIFESTO. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 4 April 1876
[ADVERTISEMleNT. TIi"HE NATIONAL IREFORIM T LEAGUE OF VICTORIA. MANIFESTO. It is a fundamental principle .Of the English Constitution that replesentation should go withi taxation. It is an in aliennble tight of a free people that they should make their own laws. I'he people of this country live under a constitution "which, while lensing them comparatively free to elect their 3wn representatives prac tically deprives their representatives of all legislative power. The Legislative Assemrbly, which is elected by the whole people, is constantly obstructed by, the Legislative Council. which represents only a portion of the comanunity, th:t portion being the propertied class. Legislative action on the part of the people has, there fore, lbecome a nullity, and self-govern mlent a sham. In every civilized country in the world a land tax.is one of the chief sources of revenue for the State. In :t country like this, where the State out of the general revenue grants large annulal sublsides ill...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 4 April 1876
HOLLOWAY'S PILLS. - Indigestion.-H?ow much thought has been bestowed, and what ponderous volumes have been written upon this plague of every household, which is with certainty and safety dispelled, without fear of relapse, by a course of this purifying, soothing, and tonic medicine I it acts di rectly on the stomach, liver, and bowels more indirectly, though nolt less electively, on the brain, nerves, vessels, and glands, and consmiands such order throughout thei entire system that harmony dwells between each organ and its functions. Dyspepsia need no longer he the bughecar of the phllic, since Hollow-ry's pills are filly complctent to suldullle I tu IIt Ciu lt lic and distrcs?in case. of ilmpaired digestion, and t.o restore the miserable suffer to health, strengthi, and checrfulneos. TO MESSRS. FRANCIS BELL & SON. Sir, Sample of stone submitted for examination has the following composition and proper ties:-Colour, white; smooth grain, rather soft, would not resist frost and...
EASTER MONDAY SPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 4 April 1876
The following nominations for the princi pal events to be contested at the Easter Monday Sports were received on Saturday last : FRIENDLY SOCIETIES' CUP. John Gray, Colac Richard Burns, Colac James Nicholls, Colac John Murray, Colac Joseph Bell, Colac George Kettle, Birregurra Alexander Skene, Colac Michael Howe, Connewarra Johu Hlaucock, Birregurra Edward Armfield, Colac J. 1H. Woods, Colac W. Patterson, Colac A. M'Mullen, Geelong E. Britter, Geelong J. Meredith, Inverleigh Richard Sharp, Colac James F. Bowen, Colac HURDLE RACE. T. Kettle, Birregurra G. Kettle, Birregurra W. Webster, Colac E. Armuicld, Colac J. Wray, Colac J. P. Gleeson, Irrewarra AV. Ayres, Colac James F. Bowen, Colac MILE RACE. Richard Burns, Colac Jaiues Nicholls, Colac J. Habberfield, Colac Alexander Skene, Colac T. E. Smith, Mt. Gellibrand G. Kettle, Birregurra M. Howe, Connewarre J. P. Gleeson, Irrewarra F. Pike, Geelong E. Donovan, Geelong VAULTING MATCH E. Armfield, Colac T. Harris, Elliminyt A. Harris, Ell...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Colac Herald — 7 April 1876
Tlihe Appropriation Lilt, usually the last mneasure lltrodoeed ice ally session 6f Parlia necnt, iras' on Tuesday erencing suobmitted by the' Goveirsinect in the Assembly. Sir James M 'Colloeh was slesirocs of pcushing it through all its staes ist once, but Mr. 'oertysbjeeted to the us??l'courso being dceiarted froee, and this neccssitttcd the second reading being postponed unitilthe followingdoy. That tice Cosermncent ini their, efforts to expedite the lscinces anld lose the session are uot sup ported bys tise O(ppooition is entirely owinag to the highl-handed manncer in which Sir Jamees M'Gulloeh and his colleageus condcet the bcsincss of tho 1louse. GOVEIRNMENT ADVERTISEMENTS. LtND, SALES POSTPONED. The various SALES. of Crown Lands gazettcd to be held on the 1Sth have been POSTPONED till t}ne 19th APEILR Iustant. See advertisement. S ALE (No. 4277) OF GRlOWvN LANDS in fee-siceple, at the Court 1-Iouse, Celoe, oet WEDNESDAY, the 111th day of APRIL, 1876, at 11 o'clock a.10. The c...